Lysimachia congestiflora

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Summary

Saturated sunshine yellow buds with flame-red markings. Glossy dark green foliage with bold red veining & stems. Great cascading habit.

Description

A reliable groundcover for any location. Especially nice in waterside gardens. Looks great filling in between rocks and spilling over container edges.

Additional Info

A cheerful groundcover, rock garden or container plant with charming bright yellow flowers all through the season. Very low-maintenance and it grows quickly to form a spreading mat of dark green foliage. Sure to bring bees and butterflies to the garden.
Round yellow leaves, creeping golden moneywort


Details

Seasons:
Colors
  • Yellow
Habits
  • Spreading
  • Trailing
Exposure
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun
Moisture
  • Average Water
Height:

3 - 6 in

Spread:

9 - 12 in

Zone:

N/A

Uses
  • Bedding Plant
  • Baskets
  • Containers
Features

N/A

Sub-Categories
  • 4.5" pot
  • Annual
  • Colorful Foliage
Growing Tips

Trim twice when young to encourage strong basal branching.

Watering

New plantings should be watered daily for a couple of weeks. After that, depending on the weather and soil type, watering can be adjusted to every two or three days. Clay soils hold moisture longer than sandy soils, so expect to water more frequently in sandy settings.


Different plants have different water needs. Some plants prefer staying on the dry side, others like to be consistently moist. Refer to the plant label to check a plant’s specific requirements.


Ideally water should only be applied to the root zone - an area roughly 6-12” (15-30cm) from the base of the plant, not the entire plant. A soaker hose is a great investment for keeping plants healthy and reducing water lost through evaporation. Hand watering using a watering wand with a sprinkler head attached is also a good way to control watering. If the garden area is large, and a sprinkler is necessary, try to water in the morning so that plant foliage has time to dry through the day. Moist foliage encourages disease and mold that can weaken or damage plants.


To check for soil moisture use your finger or a small trowel to dig in and examine the soil. If the first 2-4” (5-10cm) of soil is dry, it is time to water.

Pruning

Prune plants freely to maintain the desired size and shape. Pinching plants back stimulates dense, bushy new growth and encourages more flowers. Remove old flowers to keep plant looking healthy and prevent seed production that drains the plant’s energy at the expense of forming new flowers. Some plants are grown only for their attractive foliage (such as coleus, dusty miller and flowering kale). Their flowers are not very showy and any buds should be pinched off to keep the foliage looking its best.


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